NOW IT'S FOR REAL!
Date: 16th February 2007
For Immediate Release
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Just Flight is pleased to announce the release of the first volume of its highly anticipated VFR Real Scenery series for Flight Simulator X
VFR Real Scenery South East England is due to ship out from Just Flight on 23rd February. This scenery expansion has been very eagerly anticipated and is set to transform Flight Simulator X.
To see some truly remarkable before and after screenshots taken from the South East England product click here. And for your full product details please click here
VFR stands for 'Visual Flight Rules' - this is the way that pilots navigate when they aren't using complex instruments - they look at a map and then pinpoint landmarks on the ground to work out their position. Doing this in a flight simulator requires scenery that's exactly the same as the real landscape. VFR Real Scenery is an amazing piece of software that provides just that - fly over England and Wales in Flight Simulator X and sample the view you'd get from a real aircraft. You can see the real countryside from the air and pinpoint every key landmark. They're all featured - streets, buildings, rivers, lakes, reservoirs and all at extremely high resolution and detail!
VOLUME 1 - South East England
Covers all of Greater London, Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and parts of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Surrey and West Sussex.
Principal towns featured include: Canterbury, Folkestone, Dover, Brighton, Dorking, London, Basildon, Colchester, Ipswich, Norwich, Cambridge, Peterborough, Bedford, Luton and Watford
VFR Real Scenery uses the very latest 25cm digital aerial images from GeoPerspectives displayed at 1m per pixel resolution in FSX.
Includes 9.6m mesh terrain data which hugely improves the default relief.
Individually edited night textures make flying after dark a real eye-opener!
Water features are rendered with Flight Simulator X water effects - you can land a seaplane in VFR Real Scenery.
Airport runways are correctly aligned between FSX and VFR Real Scenery - there are no ghosts in VFR Real Scenery!
Just Flight's operations director, Dermot Stapleton, commented on the imminent release: "We're extremely proud of this software. It's taken a while to get it from basic aerial photographic data to a user-friendly flight simulation scenery product, but we think the results have been well worth the wait. We could have left out the night lighting, water effects, coastlines or runway correction, but our aim has always been to give our customers something that is as good as we can make it. The other volumes in the series are scheduled for release over the next couple of months and they'll all feature the same high level of attention to detail."
About Just Flight
Just Flight is the world's leading flight simulation specialist, publishing a wide variety of digital aviation products. Their range comprises a multitude of different titles, including stand alone flight simulations as well as add-ons for Microsoft's multi-million selling Flight Simulator and Combat Flight Simulator. Just Flight also has Just Trains, a specialist label devoted to stand alone train simulators as well as add-ons for the ever-popular Microsoft Train Simulator.
A British company, based in Cambridgeshire, Just Flight has been established for over ten years. It prides itself on quality, value and customer service, which it backs up with a unique money-back guarantee on all its products.
GeoPerspectives, formerly marketed as UK Perspectives, is the only brand that offers national orthorectified aerial imagery and a guaranteed rolling five-year update programme. GeoPerspectives uses the latest technology to capture the most accurate and up-to-date aerial photography, colour infra-red imagery and digital terrain & surface models of England and Wales. GeoPerspectives data is used by government, commercial and academic professionals, including the Department for the Environment Farming and Rural Affairs (Defra), Highways Agency, Yorkshire Water and many UK Local Authorities.
GeoPerspectives is a joint venture between Infoterra Ltd and BlueSky International Ltd.